• Hackers Targeting Companies Involved in Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution
    by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan) on December 5, 2020 at 6:58 am

    A global spear-phishing campaign has been targeting organizations associated with the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines since September 2020, according to new research. Attributing the operation to a nation-state actor, IBM Security X-Force researchers said the attacks took aim at the vaccine cold chain, companies responsible for storing and delivering the COVID-19 vaccine at safe temperatures.

  • Critical Oracle WebLogic Flaw Actively Exploited by DarkIRC Malware
    by Balaji N on December 5, 2020 at 4:25 am

    Recently, the Juniper threat lab has identified a DarkIRC botnet that is actively attacking thousands of exposed Oracle WebLogic servers. All these attacks are intended to exploit the CVE-2020-14882 remote code execution vulnerability that Oracle fixed two months ago. Recently, Cyber Security News reported that the hackers have started investigating all the server those are The post Critical Oracle WebLogic Flaw Actively Exploited by DarkIRC Malware appeared first on Cyber Security News.

  • How Organizations Can Prevent Users from Using Breached Passwords
    by noreply@blogger.com (The Hacker News) on December 4, 2020 at 8:14 am

    There is no question that attackers are going after your sensitive account data. Passwords have long been a target of those looking to compromise your environment. Why would an attacker take the long, complicated way if they have the keys to the front door? No matter how extensive your security solutions are, protecting the various systems in your environment, your organization may likely be an

  • Hackers-For-Hire Group Develops New ‘PowerPepper’ In-Memory Malware
    by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan) on December 4, 2020 at 8:06 am

    Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday disclosed details of a previously undiscovered in-memory Windows backdoor developed by a hacker-for-hire operation that can execute remotely malicious code and steal sensitive information from its targets in Asia, Europe, and the US. Dubbed “PowerPepper” by Kaspersky researchers, the malware has been attributed to the DeathStalker group (formerly called

  • Several Unpatched Popular Android Apps Put Millions of Users at Risk of Hacking
    by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan) on December 4, 2020 at 5:06 am

    A number of high-profile Android apps are still using an unpatched version of Google’s widely-used app update library, potentially putting the personal data of hundreds of millions of smartphone users at risk of hacking. Many popular apps, including Grindr, Bumble, OkCupid, Cisco Teams, Moovit, Yango Pro, Microsoft Edge, Xrecorder, and PowerDirector, are still vulnerable and can be hijacked to 

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